LEICESTER, England, May 24 (UPI) -- King Richard III of England was buried in a hastily dug grave too small for his body with no coffin or shroud, archaeologists say in a paper published Friday.
WASHINGTON, May 23 (UPI) -- The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration issued a forecast Thursday for an active or extremely active 2013 Atlantic hurricane season.
GREENBELT, Md., May 23 (UPI) -- NASA released a dramatic and revealing image of an erupting Alaskan volcano Thursday taken by astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
RALEIGH, N.C., May 23 (UPI) -- Roaches have evolved a defense against sweet-tasting poison baits, changing their internal chemistry to make sweet taste bitter, U.S. researchers say.
NASHVILLE, May 23 (UPI) -- NASA says the Hubble Space Telescope has revealed a new twist on the Ring Nebula, a cosmic object so iconic it's a popular illustration for astronomy books.
BURGOS, Mexico, May 23 (UPI) -- Archaeologists are reporting the discovery of nearly 5,000 cave paintings at 11 different sites in Mexico, likely created by early hunter-gatherers.
BRUSSELS, May 23 (UPI) -- International experts say they've created a Soil Atlas of Africa to help farmers, land managers and policymakers understand soil's diversity and importance.
QUITO, Ecuador, May 23 (UPI) -- Ecuador's first satellite, launched last month, has collided with debris from an old Russian rocket but it is unclear if it has been damaged, officials say.
REYKJAVIK, Iceland, May 23 (UPI) -- Officials in Iceland say work is under way to improve monitoring of the country's volcanoes and give earlier warning of possible eruptions.
DALLAS, May 23 (UPI) -- The Solar Impulse plane, in the second leg of a coast-to-coast flight, landed in Dallas early Thursday, breaking a distance record for solar-powered flight.
BEIJING, May 23 (UPI) -- Chinese researchers say they've solved the genetic puzzle of what creates white tigers, seen today only in zoos.
GARCHING, Germany, May 23 (UPI) -- A spectacular image of a stellar nursery has been released to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the world's most advanced optical telescope in Chile.
VICTORIA, British Columbia, May 23 (UPI) -- Canadian and U.S. researchers say they've developed a spray-on technology that could revolutionize the way optical lenses are made and used.
BARTOW, Fla., May 23 (UPI) -- A Florida girl expelled from school after her science experiment exploded will be going to space camp with the help of a former NASA manager, officials said.
MONTREAL, May 23 (UPI) -- Scientists say they've found bacteria growing in the Canadian arctic at temperatures below freezing, nearly as cold as the surface of Mars.